DNB Admission counselling 2021: From 2021 there will be a common counselling for all MD/MS and DNB seats and it will be conducted by MCC. in today’s post we are going to share all the information about DNB counselling & admission process 2021 on the basis of 2020.
DNB Admission counselling 2021
There are some important factors that make you eligible for counselling of DNB. For the easiness of applicants, some of them are given here:
NEET PG 2021 must be qualified
There will be fresh registration in 1st Round, second and mop-up round but there will be no fresh registration in stray vacancy round of counselling.
any applicant who is doing MD/MS have to resign from the existing course to take part in counselling
any applicant who left the DNB seat/course will not be able to take part in DNB counselling for the next three years.
- Click here to visit the official website of DNB.
By reading this post, you will know,
- DNB Admission Procedure
- DNB Counselling 2021 Rounds
- DNB Eligibility 2021 criteria
- DNB Counselling 2021- Seat allotment procedure
- Documents required for DNB counselling 2021
- Previous Year DNB counselling cut off lists
- FAQ Section
Believe this article is going to be all in one informational post about DNB Counselling and admission that you find on the internet.
So with saying this, let’s get started!
DNB counselling & admission 2021- Registration process
All Eligible applicants must read the complete article till the end to do counselling for DNB. This registration can be done in online mode.
Step 1 – Registration
First of all, create a password to register. The login credentials thereafter will be the password created and NEET PG 2021 registered email ID/roll number
Step 2 – Login
After successful registration, applicants are supposed to login using these credentials. Then OTP will be sent on your registered mobile number and NEET PG 2021 registered mail ID and phone number.
Step 3 – Deposition of DNB 2021 counselling fee
You can proceed further only by depositing the counselling fee . This fee can be paid by using a debit card/credit card or net banking.
Step 4 – Uploading of documents
There is no need to upload any document at the time of online registration but you are advised to keep a soft copy of all your documents.
Step 5 – Choice filling
After successful registration applicants are can go for choice filling. For filling the choices applicants have to select the state, then hospital, followed by specialty and then add choice.
Applicants can also change their choices and remove them by moving the arrow upward/downward and remove button respectively.
Step 6 – Choice Locking
The last step of registration for DNB counselling 2021 can be done by clicking the button ‘Lock Choices ’. In this step, applicants can add and remove choices as many times as they want until they lock their choices.
How to Apply for DNB Admission & Counselling?
DNB Admission 2021 – MCC is responsible for conducting DNB Admission 2021 from this year. Recently, MCC have already released a notice on its official website regarding the counselling schedule. There were around 1400 seats in DNB 2021 which will be filled on the basis of NEET PG 2021 marks, which was declared on October 28, 2021.
As you know every aspirant have to qualify for the NEET PG 2021 to take part in DNB Admission 2021 counselling. This counselling will be in online mode for admission to around 650 hospitals across India.
NEET PG Revised cut off 2021
NEET PG cut off marks 2021,2020,2019 for MD MS DNB
Category Cutoff marks Cutoff marks
2019 2020 2020 2021 2021 Open Category (UR/EWS) 340 366 275 302 247 SC/ST/OBC 295 319 230 265 210 UR-PWD 317 342 252 283 229
These hospitals are Govt., Semi Govt., public and private. There will be a total of three to four rounds of counselling for admission in 2021. The initial three counselling will be in online mode and the last round maybe in offline mode.
Choice filling for the first round of DNB 2021 counselling was start in the second week of January ,2022 . After successful registration provisional allotment was released.
Click here to see DNB Round 1 counselling 2021 Result.
Click here to see DNB Round 2 counselling 2021 Result.
Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria as given below will be allowed to participate in the various online rounds of DNB counselling 2021. The entrance examination of NEET PG will be the basis for admission to the course nationwide. NBE have scheduled NEET-PG 2022 on May 21, 2022. For more details on DNB CET 2021, important dates of counselling, eligibility criteria, overview and last year (2020) cut off, candidates must read the article till end.
Click here to see the result of NEET PG 2020.
DNB counselling & admission 2021- Seat allotment process
In this article we are explaining the seat allotment process for each round of counselling of DNB is given here.
DNB counselling & admission 2021 procedure – Round 1
Only those candidates will be allowed to take part in counselling who have successfully registered themselves for DNB CET counselling. The process for round 1 is given in the points below:
You are free to fill as many choices as many you want. However, you must note that selecting a college, during the choice filling process of DNB, choose only those hospitals where you can join
Applicants will be allowed to select their branch also.
In case applicants do not lock their choices filled for DNB counselling 2021, then after the due date, it will be locked automatically but still it is better to lock your choices and take printout well before the last date
Only those applicants who have done registration successfully will be allowed to participate in DNB 2021 counselling process
DNB seats will be allotted on the basis of their NEET PG 2021 score and choice of hospitals entered by the applicants. The DNB seat allocation process will be done online.
Good thing is that the DNB course fee is fixed and the same for all types of hospitals
- If you want to upgrade your seat alootted in Round 1 then you can participate in the second round of counselling
DNB counselling & admission 2021 – 2nd Round
After successful completion of the first round of counselling NBE will start the second round of counselling.
This round of counselling is useful for upgrading your seat if the seat remains vacant.
new registration is are generally allowed in second round of DNB 2021 counselling , as from 2021 it will be conducted by MCC ,so same rule will be applicable as of MD/MS
your existing choices which were filled during the first round of counselling will be null and void and you have to do fresh choice filling for Round 2
- Admission will be confirmed only after deposition of the full one-year course fee
- Similarly, for applicants who pay the fee but do not report to the allotted hospital, their admission will be cancelled automatically
- If you once joined your allotted seat alootted in Round 1 then you can not participate in the next round of counselling
DNB counselling & admission 2021 – 3rd Round or Mop-up Round
All the processes for the third round of counselling of DNB CET will be the same as above.
Such candidates will have to report to the allotted college with the allotment letter and original documents for verification. The authorities at the allotted institute will verify the documents and eligibility of candidates as per the guidelines set by NBE.
DNB counselling & admission 2021 – Stray vacancy round
Generally, stray vacancy round is conducted in offline mode but this year it will be conducted online.
Documents required for DNB mop-up round of counselling & admission 2021
Following is the list of documents that must be carried out by the applicants in original as well as photocopy set (4-5 at least). Without original documents, applicants will not be allowed to participate in the counselling :
Matriculation certificate for date of birth proof
MBBS degree/provisional certificate
proof of counselling fee deposit
uploading of full signature same as used during NEET PG 2021 registration
Print out a duly filled and signed online application form
Updated medical registration certificate
Permanent resident/domicile/nativity certificate
Service certificate (if applicable)
Authorization letter (if applicable)
MBBS mark sheet I,II,III
one year Internship completion certificate
uploading of passport size photograph of the candidate as submitted in NEET PG application form 2021
SC/ST/PwD/EWS Category certificate (if applicable)
DNB Branch wise cut off 2021
|DNB Cut off 2021|
NEET score required to get admission in Top 10 DNB Radio Diagnosis Hospitals
|R 1||R 2||R 3||R 1||R 2||R 3|
|1||Aster Med City Kochi||Kerala||1444|
|2||Raja Giri Hospital||Kerala||1567||1837|
|3||P D Hinduja||Maharashtra||903||1507||`1921|
|4||Max SS Hospital,Saket||New Delhi||1064||786||1938|
|6||Malabar IMS Kozhi||Kerala||868||1672||2121|
|9||KMCT Medical college,Kozhikode||Kerala||2014||2393|
Top 50 DNB Radio Diagnosis Institutions in India
|Name of Institution||State||R1||R2||R3|
|Aster Medcity, Kochi||Kerala||1444 ( 1 )||–||–|
|Rajagiri Hospital, Ernakulam||Kerala||1567 ( 1 )||1837 ( 1 )||–|
|PD Hinduja, Mumbai||Maharashtra||903 ( 2 )||1507 ( 1 )||1921 ( 1 )|
|Max SS Hosp, Saket, Delhi||Delhi||1064 ( 2 )||786 ( 1 )||1938 ( 2 )|
|Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani,MUM||Maharashtra||711 ( 2 )||1299 ( 2 )||2021 ( 1 )|
|Malabar IMS, Kozhikode||Kerala||868 ( 2 )||1672 ( 2 )||2121 ( 1 )|
|Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar||Odisha||2258 ( 1 )||–||–|
|Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Bangalore||Karnataka||2340 ( 2 )||–||–|
|KMCT Med Coll Hosp, Kozhikode||Kerala||2014 ( 2 )||2393 ( 2 )||–|
|Manipal Hospital, Rustum Bagh, Bangalore||Karnataka||2101 ( 3 )||2476 ( 1 )||–|
|Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai||Maharashtra||1005 ( 2 )||1027 ( 2 )||2478 ( 2 )|
|Kovai Medical Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu||1639 ( 6 )||1751 ( 3 )||2501 ( 1 )|
|Ananthapuri Hospital and Research Institute||Kerala||2505 ( 2 )||–||–|
|Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi||Kerala||1879 ( 2 )||2508 ( 2 )||–|
|Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai||Maharashtra||1135 ( 2 )||1776 ( 2 )||2525 ( 2 )|
|KEM Hospital, Pune||Maharashtra||1607 ( 1 )||2543 ( 1 )||2203 ( 1 )|
|Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi||Kerala||1743 ( 1 )||2590 ( 1 )||–|
|Dr B Nanavati Hosp, Mumbai||Maharashtra||1467 ( 1 )||1874 ( 1 )||2812 ( 1 )|
|St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi||Delhi||988 ( 2 )||1431 ( 2 )||2921 ( 2 )|
|MIOT Hospital, Chennai||Tamil Nadu||2590 ( 3 )||2938 ( 1 )||–|
|Indraprastha Apollo Hosp,Delhi||Delhi||694 ( 1 )||1666 ( 1 )||3131 ( 1 )|
|Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Inst,Delhi||Delhi||1237 ( 2 )||2229 ( 2 )||3354 ( 1 )|
|Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore||Karnataka||1740 ( 4 )||1681 ( 4 )||3391 ( 1 )|
|Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai||Maharashtra||1299 ( 2 )||2267 ( 2 )||3392 ( 2 )|
|Billroth Hospital, Chennai||Tamil Nadu||3284 ( 3 )||3515 ( 2 )||–|
|Apollo Hospital International, Ahmedabad||Gujarat||3531 ( 2 )||–||–|
|Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana||Haryana||1595 ( 2 )||2271 ( 2 )||3556 ( 2 )|
|General Hospital, Panchkula, Haryana||Haryana||–||3631 ( 1 )||–|
|Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai,||Maharashtra||3500 ( 2 )||3662 ( 1 )||–|
|Apollo BGS Hospital, Mysore||Karnataka||3736 ( 1 )||3575 ( 1 )||–|
|Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences||Kerala||1409 ( 3 )||1279 ( 1 )||3776 ( 2 )|
|Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode||Kerala||1523 ( 2 )||2099 ( 2 )||3825 ( 2 )|
|Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana||Haryana||2128 ( 2 )||–||3947 ( 1 )|
|Lourdes Hospital, Kochi||Kerala||–||2121 ( 1 )||3951 ( 1 )|
|Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra||Maharashtra||2021 ( 3 )||2472 ( 2 )||3998 ( 3 )|
|Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre||Delhi||2582 ( 2 )||2891 ( 2 )||4112 ( 2 )|
|Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai||Tamil Nadu||4160 ( 2 )||3735 ( 1 )||–|
|Dr. B L Kapur Memorial Hospital||Delhi||2222 ( 2 )||2094 ( 1 )||4182 ( 1 )|
|Apollo Hosp, Greams Rd,Chennai||Tamil Nadu||2356 ( 3 )||2991 ( 2 )||4303 ( 2 )|
|Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Hospital and Research Centre||Maharashtra||2004 ( 2 )||2478 ( 1 )||4429 ( 1 )|
|Vadamalayan Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu||4465 ( 1 )||–||–|
|Max SS Hosp, Mohali||Punjab||4177 ( 1 )||3891 ( 1 )||4474 ( 1 )|
|Santokbha Durlabhji Memorial Hospital Jaipur||Rajasthan||3335 ( 2 )||3335 ( 2 )||4532 ( 2 )|
|Shri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Delhi||Delhi||3271 ( 2 )||4429 ( 2 )||4547 ( 1 )|
|Bombay Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh||Madhya Pradesh||4186 ( 1 )||4186 ( 1 )||4599 ( 1 )|
|Jaypee Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||4467 ( 2 )||4673 ( 1 )||–|
|Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra||Maharashtra||2034 ( 2 )||2563 ( 2 )||4699 ( 2 )|
|Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj, Delhi||Delhi||2271 ( 1 )||1495 ( 1 )||4740 ( 1 )|
|Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital,Karnataka||Karnataka||4768 ( 2 )||4695 ( 2 )||–|
|Apple Saraswati Multispecialty Hospital, Kolhapur||Maharashtra||3929 ( 1 )||4768 ( 1 )||–|
Previous year DNB Counselling Cut off lists
2020 DNB cutoff Rank -Round 3, Round 2 ,Round 1-UR
|10||Obs & Gynae||19069(196)||14862(233)||14230(240)|
|15||Cardio thoracic surgery||26064(24)||23379(33)||21680(47)|
Comparison: DNB 2020 2nd round cutoff vs 2019 round 2
|S.No||DNB 2020 2nd round cutoff vs 2019 round 2|
|10||Obs & Gynae||14862||14969|
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FAQs: DNB counselling and admission 2021
Is DNB is equivalent to MD MS?
DNB is equivalent to MD/MS for practice. Only for teaching eligibility in medical colleges there is a difference, and additional SR ship may be required.
1) DNB from institutes which run PG medical courses too(attached to medical colleges etc.) – No additional requirement
2)DNB from institutes with 500+ beds, 30+ in the specialty and has teachers who qualify as pg teachers as mentioned – No additional SR ship required
3) All other 100+ beds – 1 year SR ship is required.
4) All other institutes – 2 year SR ship required.
Again emphasizing that this is only if wish to join as faculty in a medical college or a teaching institute. For regular practice, DNB is equivalent to Md/Ms once you pass out.
Can any one take up DNB Onco Surgery after MBBS?
No. That comes under SS. MS/DNb gen surgery entry qualification for DNB onco surgery.
6 years integrated courses that can be done after mbbs
1) Mch neurosurgery
2) DNB paediatric surgery
3) DNB plastic surgery
4) DNB neurosurgery
5) DNB cardiothoracic surgery
What is “final in person stray vacancy round in DNB” ?
In DNB, after 3 rounds of online counseling, there would be vacant seats (not opted by anyone, allotted but not joined, joined and discontinued). Such seats will be allotted initially through online then offline.
Is there any Bond for DNB medical aspirants in Hospitals?
Bond is applicable in some of the hospitals ,click here to see the details .
What is the fee in Govt. and private hospitals for DNB Admission 2021 post MBBS?
Fee in Govt. and private hospitals for DNB post MBBS is around Rs 1,25,000 per annum.
Is there any reservation quota in private hospitals offering DNB Admission 2021?
No, reservation is not there in private hospitals, it is available only in govt. hospitals.
Total number of seats in DNB Admission 2021 in India?
Click here to see the dnb post mbbs seat matrix 2021 in India.
What is the official website of DNB Admission 2021 post MBBS?
Click here to visit the official website of DNB post MBBS.
If any one freezes a seat in DNB Round 2, will he/she eligible for state Round 2?
As per MCC All India Quota counselling rule if any DNB aspirant join seat allotted in Round 2 will not be able to take part in any counselling whether it’s All India quota to state quota.
Which is better DNB or MD/MS?
Although DNB course is equivalent to MD & MS.Good thing is that in DNB fee is same in All Institutes/Hospitals and very nominal.For session this fee is Rs 1.25 Lakhs per annum whereas MD/MS course fee is very much higher in private medical colleges.More over there is more practical exposure to DNB candidates. Only problem with DNB is its passing result which is really very poor.So all of you are requested to kindly discussed with existing students before taking DNB Admission 2021.
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